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NBA roundup: John Wall guides Rockets past Wizards

John Wall scored a team-high 24 points in his first matchup with his former team as the host Houston Rockets earned a 107-88 victory over the short-handed Washington Wizards on Tuesday. Read More


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NHL roundup: Panthers reach 3-0-0 for first time

Patric Hornqvist scored with three seconds left in regulation and then got the deciding goal in a shootout, leading the Florida Panthers to a 4-3 win over the host Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night. More »


Positive COVID-19 tests linked to Australian Open downgraded to eight

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - The number of positive COVID-19 tests linked to the Australian Open has been downgraded to eight after authorities reclassified one of the results as a previous infection, health officials said on Wednesday. More »


No. 1 Gonzaga visits San Diego seeking 20th straight win

Top-ranked Gonzaga is picking up steam and looks for its 20th straight win dating back to last season when it visits San Diego in West Coast Conference play on Thursday night. More »


Top 25 roundup: No. 24 Oklahoma edges No. 5 Texas

Austin Reaves scored 23 points, including a pair of crucial free throws late, as No. 24 Oklahoma outlasted short-handed No. 5 Texas 80-79 in Austin, Texas. More »


Tokyo 2020 member says Games going ahead 'is up to U.S.' - WSJ

TOKYO (Reuters) - Whether the beleaguered Tokyo Olympics begin as planned this July could come down to support from the United States and its new president, the Wall Street Journal quoted Tokyo Organising Committee member Haruyuki Takahashi as saying in an interview. More »


Murray enters Italian challenger event after Australian Open withdrawal

ROME (Reuters) - Former world number one Andy Murray will compete in a challenger tournament in Biella next month following his Australian Open withdrawal, the Italian Tennis Federation confirmed on Wednesday. More »


Israel to vaccinate all athletes for Tokyo Games by May

(Reuters) - Israel intends to have all its athletes due to compete at the Tokyo Olympics vaccinated against COVID-19 by May, its National Olympic Committee said on Wednesday, amid global debate over whether athletes should be given priority access in the rollout. More »


Paris 2024 will go ahead as planned despite Tokyo concern, says Estanguet

PARIS (Reuters) - The 2024 Paris Olympics will go ahead as scheduled regardless of the fate of this year's Summer Games in Tokyo amid the COVID-19 crisis, the French organising committee said on Wednesday. More »


Nets' Big Three ready to take on Hawks

Brooklyn's Big Three will make their first appearance in Atlanta on Wednesday when the Nets, who have won six of their last eight, visit the Hawks. More »


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